Help Us Fight Back Against Efforts to Roll Back Gender Justice

Extremist judges will not stop endangering the lives of pregnant people or people who may become pregnant—overturning Roe v. Wade, attacking medication abortion, threatening the future of IVF, and this week at SCOTUS, emergency abortion care.

Our lawyers are waging strategic fights that make clear what is at stake for people who can become pregnant and seek to bolster our fundamental rights to control our lives, futures, and destinies.

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NWLC Staff

Asma Akram

External Affairs Associate

Photo Credit: Les Talusan

Asma is the External Affairs Associate, where she supports the External Affairs team in managing and stewarding partnerships with private sector supporters in the business and legal communities. In this role, Asma supports strategic partnership development including pro bono work, conducts research, and supports the fundraising efforts of NWLC’s annual gala to advance the work of the Law Center. 

Prior to joining NWLC, Asma worked on the development team at the Aspen Institute, prospecting high-net worth individuals, corporations, and thought partners in alignment with the Institute’s mission. During her time at the Institute, Asma helped secure funding for several fellowships and event sponsorships. Previously, she worked on other development teams at DSPolitical, Jubilee Housing, and the George Washington University’s Alumni Relations Office. Asma began her career fundraising while working for GWU’s call center, Colonial Connection.  

Asma holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in Political Science and Criminal Justice, from George Washington University. When Asma is not working towards the fight for gender justice, she is either cooking, watching a list of tv shows, or learning how to crochet.